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Treatment for Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome (KTS) falls into several categories:
Supportive care for Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome
Surgical care for Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome
We only perform epiphysiodesis if the expected difference between the length of your child’s legs is greater than an inch—and typically the operation is done when your child is between 10 and 14 years old.
What kind of support will we receive?
At Boston Children’s we consider you and your child integral parts of the care team and not simply recipients of care. Your care team will be with you every step of the way to ensure that you and your child are getting the support you need.
Your child's physician and other members of your care team will work with you to set up a schedule of follow-up visits.
Rehabilitation for children with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome
Children with KTS often need multidisciplinary care. Some specialists your doctor may recommend for your child include the following:
Depending on your child’s symptoms and the progression of the disease, we may also bring in the following specialists.
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